Concise stereoselective synthesis of (2S,4R)-4-hydroxyproline from (S)-O-benzylglycidol a novel cyclization

Seiichi Takano, Yoshiharu Iwabuchi, Kunio Ogasawara

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An efficient stereoselective route to (2S,4R)-4-hydroxyproline from (S)-O-benzylglycidol has been established via a novel iodine-mediated cyclization of the N-benzoyl- γ,δ-unsaturated amide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1527-1528
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1988


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